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Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Head of HR Unveils Crucial Resume Tips

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)‘s leading position as a tech giant and one of the most desired companies to work for cannot be challenged, and you might be just a few resume tips away from such an opportunity to get hired by the likes of Google. In an article on themuse, Scott Dockweiler revealed what Laszlo Bock, Google’s senior vice president of people operations, looks at in a resume.

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Dockweiler who has seen screened thousands of resumes in his career observed that people tend to overlook the most basic mistakes in their resumes.

 In today’s world where competition for every job is fierce, candidates might feel pressured to overstate or in some cases even out rightly lie about their achievements. The head of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s HR was quoted as saying that these lies could take the shape of students rounding of their GPAs, employees overstating their sales results, or even lies about the time spent at a particular company. With companies doing a background check on all  candidates before hiring them, this only results in time wastage both for the candidate as well as the company’s HR.

The most striking of the errors that Bock pointed out was typos. A resume with even a single typo sent to a company like Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) simply does not stand a chance. What is surprising about typos is that even those who have read their resumes several times might be surprised by the typos that were under their nose all the time, but they failed to register them.

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s senior vice president was quoted as writing that a 2013 CareerBuilder survey found that 58% of resumes have typos.

Some of the other grave mistakes that Bock found during his career at Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) according to themuse were long resumes, candidates getting too creative with their formatting and some applicants who were a bit uncareful about revealing confidential information from their past employment.

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